The Parque Zoologico Nacional: This Park is located in the city of Santo Domingo. It is the largest zoo in the Caribbean region. This park has become popular among locals and travelers, due to its size, splendor, and huge mammals and animals it houses. The park is spread across 400 acres of land. The park features some of the most interesting mammals which include Hutia, which once was thought to be extinct, and the other one being the solenodon, a creature that has been in existence for 30 million years. Hutia is very rarely found and is distinguished by its long ears. Book cheap tickets to Santo Domingo and see these amazing creatures in the capital city.
Cities: Santo Domingo visits visitors with its two most beautiful cities – Sousa and Cabarete.
Sousa: This city appeals visitors with its shining white sandy beaches, deluxe homes and large all-inclusive resorts. It is the perfect beach holiday destination in Dominican Republic. Snorkeling is the popular activity to try in Sousa. The Sousa beach is a U-shaped beach decorated with huge palm trees complementing to the beauty its shores.
Cabarete: It is considered to be between the top five destinations in the world for practicing sports like windsurfing and kiteboarding. The city has many great beaches, namely the Town's beach, and Cabarete beaches etc. You can also try sunbathing, scuba diving and other water-sport activities on these beaches. With wide choice of flights to Santo Domingo available these days, you can kick back on many beach activities in the city.
Natural attractions: For nature lovers, the capital city has two national parks – Isla Cabritos National Park and Los Haitises National park.
Isla Cabritos National Park: This Park is located towards the west of Santo Domingo, and opens from 7am – 5pm daily. Isla Cabritos also offers boat riding option which starts from 7:30 am – 1 pm.
Los Haitises National Park: This Park is mostly commonly known for its caves. the beauty of this coastal region park spread across 12, 00 square kilometer of land. The area has large mangrove marsh where manatees like to hangout in the roots. It is the magnificent spot is visited by locals and tourists due its natural beauty. You can visit this area by booking a tour package to Santo Domingo. Visitors are required to pay nominal fees for entering this place, but the place is worth visiting.